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Breeding Quality Protein Maize: protocols for developing QPM cultivars

Author: Vivek, B.
Author: Krivanek, A.F.
Author: Palacios-Rojas, N.
Author: Twumasi Afriyie, S.
Author: Diallo, A.O.
Year: 2008
ISBN: 978-970-648-160-3
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10883/801
Abstract: This manual is intended for maize breeders who would like to start developing quality protein maize (QPM) cultivars. It is a compilation and consolidation of several breeding protocols successfully used at CIMMYT over two decades of QPM development and breeding. A brief background and the basic theory of QPM genetics are explained, leading up to detailed methods and procedures of QPM development.
Format: PDF
Language: English
Publisher: CIMMYT
Copyright: CIMMYT manages Intellectual Assets as International Public Goods. The user is free to download, print, store and share this work. In case you want to translate or create any other derivative work and share or distribute such translation/derivative work, please contact CIMMYT-Knowledge-Center@cgiar.org indicating the work you want to use and the kind of use you intend; CIMMYT will contact you with the suitable license for that purpose.
Type: Handbook
Region: Global
Place of Publication: Mexico
Pages: 50 pages
Agrovoc: BREEDING METHODS
Agrovoc: PROTEIN CONTENT
Agrovoc: PROTEIN QUALITY
Agrovoc: GENETIC RESOURCES
Agrovoc: BREEDING METHODS
Agrovoc: PROTEIN CONTENT
Agrovoc: PROTEIN QUALITY
Agrovoc: GENETIC RESOURCES


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    Maize breeding, phytopathology, entomology, physiology, quality, and biotech

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